Have you ever been embarrassed? Nervous? Anxious? Of course you have, right?
To my first born, my favorite little fella. My curly headed, brown-eyed, energetic, sweet, loving, hilarious little boy. I am so sorry. I’m sorry that I’m not the mommy I could be, nor the mommy I should be. I’m sorry we haven’t played like we used to. I’m sorry I hurt all the time. I’m […]
An aspect of pregnancy folks don’t always talk about — misery.
You know what was fun today? Oliver wanting to wear his Batman cape with his firetruck pjs and Spider-Man shoes. Oliver, er… I mean, “soo-reeul Owver,” (sounds like cereal, but is meant to be superhero) which is what he wants to be called lately, was so thrilled when he noticed the wind blowing his cape. […]
I’m back!… I think… maybe…
Instead of adding to the previous “Nobody Tells You” post and making it longer than what is enjoyable, I thought I’d do a Part 2. It’s probably a bit absurd, but there’s just so much we aren’t told! 😉 Your baby will peel I knew a good chunk of info before I got pregnant. When […]
Her: “Kristeeeen! My friend!” Me: “Hey! What’s up?” -smiles- Her: “Come here! Let me give you a hug!” I feel reluctant and instantly tense up… We hug. And I know what’s about to come. Her: “You gainin’ weight.” Me: “Yes. Yes I am.” -smiles- Her: “It’s okay, though.” Me: “Yea, well, since you say it’s […]
I’ve posted before about my securities and insecurities regarding my body and weight. While I continue to struggle (and succeed!) at accomplishing the goals I set for myself, I’m never able to forget the hilarity that comes with having a “mom body,” as I’ve taken to calling it over the years. As with any mother […]
Being on the move is one thing. It’s exciting. Thrilling! Every inch toward a piece of his own independence is milestone worthy, and we have dozens of pictures, even though he’s never gone very far at all. Well, unless he’s in his walker. That’s a completely different story. With his arms held high, as if […]
I just read a post from one of my favorite blogs (http://www.beyondmoi.com/an-open-letter-to-anyone-that-has-waited-for-my-family-when-we-were-late/ because I don’t know how to do funky link stuff) in which they wrote an open letter apologizing to those they’ve kept waiting as a result of their family running behind. In the post was all sorts of reasons why a family would be running […]